Paenibacillus alvei (Cheshire and Cheyne) Ash et al. (ATCC® 6344)

Strain Designations: NRS 662 [127, ATCC 8240, IFO 3343, NCIB 8198, NCIB 9371, NCTC 6352, NRRL B-383]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus alvei Cheshire and Cheyne
Strain Designations NRS 662 [127, ATCC 8240, IFO 3343, NCIB 8198, NCIB 9371, NCTC 6352, NRRL B-383]
Produces lipases active at pH 7.5, not at 5.5
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Chitinase and chitobiase activity
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor NR Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NR Smith<<--A.G. Lochhead 127

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Smith NR, et al. Aerobic spore forming bacteria. US Dep Agric Monogr 16: 1-148, 1952.

Cody RM. Distribution of chitinase and chitobiase in Bacillus. Curr. Microbiol. 19: 201-205, 1989.

Validation list no. 52. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 197-198, 1995.

Ash C, et al. Molecular identification of rRNA group 3 bacilli (Ash, Farrow, Wallbanks and Collins) using a PCR probe test. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 64: 253-260, 1993. PubMed: 8085788

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Hou CT. pH dependence and thermostability of lipases from cultures from the ARS Culture Collection. J. Ind. Microbiol. 13: 242-248, 1994.

type strain

foul brood of bees

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X57304 B.alvei 16S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X57307 B.laterosporus 16S rRNA.

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